Atlanta among top LGBT-friendly travel destinations

Color enhanced Atlanta skylineBY The Seattle Lesbian

Atlanta continues to receive national recognition as a top U.S. gay travel destination. In August, listed Atlanta as one of the “Top 10 Gayest Cities in the South.” In June, Passport Magazine recognized Atlanta as a “Great Destination for Gay Families,” citing venues like the Georgia Aquarium, Stone Mountain Park and the Center for Puppetry Arts as ideal stops on a visiting family’s itinerary.

“Atlanta continues to receive recognition as the world’s most welcoming city,” said William Pate, president and CEO, Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau. “The LGBT community is a very important travel segment for our city, and we offer a variety of events and promotions to encourage LGBT travelers to make a visit to Atlanta.”


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